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Liposuction and Weight Loss

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News from across CU: Anschutz Medical Campus. University of Colorado Faculty and Staff Newsletter. May 18, 2011. Web. July 31, 2011. https://www.cusys.edu/newsletter/2011/05-18/campus-amc.html

Reviewed August 2, 2011
Edited by Shannon Koehle
by Michele Blacksberg R.N.

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Nice post.Most people don't realize what they consume each day. So many overweight people eat thousands of extra calories and fat without realizing it. It’s tough to know if you are gaining weight or losing weight each day unless you are keeping an eye on what you’re consuming. The natural weight loss methods are more reliable but due to busy life weight loss pills can be option for quick weight loss.but before doing anything must take doctors advice.
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April 12, 2013 - 8:52pm

Thanks for your article!

I think the role of liposuction is not clear to everyone because it is so constantly advertised as a weight loss surgery. It's for the average woman looking to get rid of the little pooch, or remove 5 lbs from an area where she has more fat than desired.

So many people make the mistake of assuming that they'll go in for lipo and come out looking like Barbie only to be disappointment for throwing out thousands of dollars on something that's barely noticeable. So, thank you Cathy for clearing up the big misconception-- I hope people take the time to read this and learn.

Best Wishes,


August 16, 2011 - 8:58am
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For me, Liposuction would be my last option if still i can't lose weight. My first option, still the natural ways. Regular Exercise and Proper Diet. For those big fat girls and boys, who not appreciate these ways, you must inspired for those contestants in Biggest Loser Edition and serve as your role models. My second option would be taking weight loss supplement. There's a lot of good supplements today that promote weight loss with no side effects like the well-known supplement today, the Slender Factor. And for my last option.. the LIPOSUCTION.

August 16, 2011 - 2:55am

Great article! I was just saying to coworker yesterday how shocked I am at the way liposuction is marketed on Twitter. Even doctors who might tell a patient face-to-face that lipo is not for weight loss, will Tweet things like "Tired of excess fat? Lipo is rapidly advancing..."

August 3, 2011 - 12:37pm
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